- (intransitive, of the soul or spirit) To leave the body; to be disembodied.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
- (transitive) To free from the body; to disembody.
- 1579, Immeritô [pseudonym; Edmund Spenser], “Nouember. Aegloga Vndecima.”, in The Shepheardes Calender: […], London: […] Hugh Singleton, […], OCLC 606515406; republished as The Shepheardes Calender […], London: […] Iohn Wolfe for Iohn Harrison the yonger, […], 1586, OCLC 837880809:
- her soul unbodied of the burdenous cors
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for unbody in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)